How was everyone’s Halloween? Mine was decent, we finally carved a couple of pumpkins that we grew ourselves. We then got some lights to put in it. Then we put some spooky music on and watched The Village, which isn’t all that scary but had some interesting concepts to think about. My love didn’t think … More Halloween Shenanigans
What is one thing you wish you were better at? I could honestly make a whole list of things that I wish I could be better at. But I’ll talk about social media marketing, because that seems to be the thing that gets more people successful in their creative pursuits. I wish I was smarter … More Being Better.
Begin with yourself. Look at yourself, how you are, what you dream of, what you want. Start there, and start small. Begin with what you love. Read your romance novels, your horror novels, your contemporary fiction, your classics. Listen to your classical music, your pop, hip hop, rock. Play your sports, run your races, climb … More Begin
Photo by Ashley French. This pedestrian bridge was something my husband helped plan out before they built it. In our original wedding plans, we were going to have some reception/more wedding photos taken here, then eat at the restaurant across the street overlooking the bridge. Unfortunately, the virus changed our plans so we never got … More Bridges
Most people have a books they want to read list. I have a books I’ve already read list. A couple years ago, I got a mini grey journal for Christmas and since it wasn’t big enough to be an actual journal, I decided to use it as a record of the books I read during … More The Book List.
So the last couple months I’ve been working on changing my name. A lot of people have told me “Good luck” when they found out I got married and was planning to change my name. It made me a little nervous because I thought the whole process would be difficult. Surprisingly, that wasn’t the case. … More What’s in a Name?
I don’t think people actually know what it is to live in this life. Some people wander the world, trying out different places like a woman who tries on different dresses and still feels like something isn’t quite right. Some people read all the books in the world, on to the next one as soon … More All I Know.
When you meet a stranger, they sometimes feel aloof- How do you crack a shell of something that doesn’t want to break? When you meet a stranger, they sometimes open a smile so big you are swallowed in their warmth. They let you in like a family member long lost, now found. When you meet … More When you meet a stranger…
I’ve been writing more regularly recently. Why am I doing this? It’s simple, really. Because if I keep writing, then my momentum picks up and it’s easier to write every day. When I stop writing, it’s harder to write. When I don’t write, it’s easier just to say, “Oh, I don’t/can’t write today, I’ll just … More Why You Should Write Consistency.
The hashtag “Things I Can No Longer Do” is trending on Twitter right now. I just found out this morning when I logged in. I thought it was intriguing, so I clicked on it. And of course, there’s a wide variety of responses. A lot of them are related to the political atmosphere of the … More Things I Can No Longer Do.